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Songs for Unusual Creatures

Hunting for Tardigrades!

Special | 6m 45s

Guess which animal can survive temperatures of 300 Fahrenheit and -400 degrees, and 1000x more radiation than any other animal on the planet? The Honey Badger? Wrong! It's the tardigrade (aka water bear).

Aired: 02/20/14

Rating: NR

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